Town of Hempstead



Town Officials

Responsibilities:

The Supervisor serves as the Chief Executive Officer of town government. She presides at all Town Board meetings, directing the legislative and administrative functions of that body. The Supervisor also oversees the day-to-day operations of a municipal government of 24 departments, employing just under 2,000 people, and providing services to over 760,000 residents. As the Chief Financial Officer of the township, the Supervisor is responsible for the implementation of the town's budget.


Town of Hempstead
Council Members

Responsibilities:

Council members are responsible for adopting the annual budget, adopting and amending the town code and the building zone ordinances, adopting all traffic regulations, and hearing applications for changes of zone and special exceptions to zoning codes.

Each council member maintains an office in Hempstead Town Hall, located at One Washington Street, Hempstead, New York 11550.


Responsibilities:

The Town Clerk's Office maintains Town Board records and publishes notices of public hearings. It records town ordinances, local laws, personnel actions, petitions, proof of publication, annual budgets, assessment rolls, fiscal reports, notice of liens, subpoena and court actions, bond and note registers, zoning ordinances and maps. As town registrar, the office keeps birth and death records, issues birth, death and fetal certificates, burial permits, conducts genealogical searches, and issues marriage licenses and various permits. Additionally, the Town Clerk's office performs wedding ceremonies. The office processes applications for rezoning, public garages, modification of restrictive covenants, gasoline storage tanks, and GSS ordinances. The clerk is also the custodian of town records dating back to 1644 and maintains an inactive records center and historical archive.


Responsibilities:

The Receiver of Taxes is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Office of Receiver of Taxes. This office collects taxes for 99 special districts and 33 school districts, and disburses the monies to school district treasures without charge. Its other functions include billing and collection processes, encompassing complete banking, record maintenance, mail and accounting functions. The department also collects, free of charge, Nassau County taxes on properties within the town borders.


Demographics

Information provided by ClearGov

Cleargov-population
Population
768,708
Cleargov-house
Median Home Value
$411,700
44%
HIGHER THAN
STATE MEDIAN
Cleargov-income
Median Household Income
$97,034
60%
HIGHER THAN
STATE MEDIAN

* Data source: 2016 US Census Bureau, American Community Survey. Home value data includes all types of owner-occupied housing.


Events

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Ongoing Events

Town Agenda

Today (08/20/2018)

No Events Scheduled Today

This Week (08/20 - 08/27)

Recreation

2018-08-21

2018 Neighborhood Concerts Series

8:00 PM
NY Bee Gees at
Merrick Rd. Park, Merrick
http://newyorkbeegees.com

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Building & Zoning

2018-08-22

Board of Appeals

TIME TBD
Hempstead Town Hall, Nathan L.H. Bennett Pavilion, 1 Washington St., Hempstead.

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Recreation

2018-08-22

2018 Neighborhood Concerts Series

8:00 PM
One at
Forest City Park, Wantagh
https://www.threedognighttributeone.com

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Recreation

2018-08-23

2018 Neighborhood Concerts Series

8:00 PM
The Doobie Others at
Echo Park, West Hempstead
http://www.thedoobieotherstributeband.com

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Recreation

2018-08-24

2018 Neighborhood Concerts Series

8:00 PM
Songs in the Attic at
Newbridge Road Park, Bellmore
https://www.billyjoeltributeny.com

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Town Resources

2018-08-27

TVASNAC Meeting

7 PM
Nathan L.H. Bennett Pavilion, Hempstead Town Hall, 1 Washington Street, Hempstead

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This Month (August 2018)

Building & Zoning

2018-08-01

Board of Appeals

TIME TBD
Hempstead Town Hall, Nathan L.H. Bennett Pavilion, 1 Washington St., Hempstead.

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Recreation

2018-08-01

2018 Neighborhood Concerts Series

8:00 PM
Beyond the Bridge at
Oceanside Park, Oceanside

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Recreation

2018-08-02

2018 Neighborhood Concerts Series

8:00 PM
Brat Pack at
Shell Creek Park, Island Park
https://thebratpackny.com

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Town Wide

2018-08-02

Around Town with Anthony

4:00PM - 6:00PM
South Hempstead Fire Department 555 May Street


Recreation

2018-08-03

2018 Neighborhood Concerts Series

8:00 PM
Material Girl at
Speno Park, East Meadow
http://www.amberferrari.com

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Recreation

2018-08-04

2018 Neighborhood Concerts Series

7:30 PM
Back in Time / Fireworks at
Baldwin Park, Baldwin
https://backintimetribute.com

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Town Clerk

2018-08-06

Fishing and Hunting Licenses Go On Sale

2018-2019 fishing and hunting licenses go on sale.

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Town Board

2018-08-07

Town Board Meeting

10:30 AM
Nathan L.H. Bennett Pavilion, 1 Washington Street, Hempstead

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Town Wide

2018-08-07

Around Town with Anthony

4:00PM - 6:00PM
Lynbrook Library
56 Eldert Street


Building & Zoning

2018-08-08

Board of Appeals

TIME TBD
Hempstead Town Hall, Nathan L.H. Bennett Pavilion, 1 Washington St., Hempstead.

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Recreation

2018-08-08

2018 Neighborhood Concerts Series

8:00 PM
PsuedoSsudio at
the East Village Green, Levittown

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Recreation

2018-08-09

2018 Neighborhood Concerts Series

8:00 PM
Stan Zizka %26 the Del Satins at
Rath Park, Franklin Square
https://www.facebook.com/delsatins

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Receiver of Taxes

2018-08-10

Second Half 2018 General Tax Due Date

Last day to pay Second Half 2018 General Tax without penalty.

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Recreation

2018-08-10

2018 Neighborhood Concerts Series

8:00 PM
Just Sixties at
Coes Neck Park, Baldwin
www.justsixties.com

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Town Wide

2018-08-14

Around Town with Anthony

4:00PM - 6:00PM
RVC Library 221 North Village Avenue


Recreation

2018-08-15

2018 Neighborhood Concerts Series

8:00 PM
Forever Ray at
Uniondale Ave Park, Uniondale
https://www.foreverray.com

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Recreation

2018-08-16

2018 Neighborhood Concerts Series

8:00 PM
Endless Summer at
Hewlett Point Park, East Rockaway

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Recreation

2018-08-17

2018 Neighborhood Concerts Series

8:00 PM
Petty Rumours at
Seamans Neck Rd. Park, Seaford
http://www.petty-rumours.com

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Town Wide

2018-08-18

Don't Bully My Breed & Clear The Shelters

11:00AM - 4:00PM
Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter
3320 Beltagh Ave
Wantagh, NY 11793

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Recreation

2018-08-21

2018 Neighborhood Concerts Series

8:00 PM
NY Bee Gees at
Merrick Rd. Park, Merrick
http://newyorkbeegees.com

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Building & Zoning

2018-08-22

Board of Appeals

TIME TBD
Hempstead Town Hall, Nathan L.H. Bennett Pavilion, 1 Washington St., Hempstead.

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Recreation

2018-08-22

2018 Neighborhood Concerts Series

8:00 PM
One at
Forest City Park, Wantagh
https://www.threedognighttributeone.com

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Recreation

2018-08-23

2018 Neighborhood Concerts Series

8:00 PM
The Doobie Others at
Echo Park, West Hempstead
http://www.thedoobieotherstributeband.com

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Recreation

2018-08-24

2018 Neighborhood Concerts Series

8:00 PM
Songs in the Attic at
Newbridge Road Park, Bellmore
https://www.billyjoeltributeny.com

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Town Resources

2018-08-27

TVASNAC Meeting

7 PM
Nathan L.H. Bennett Pavilion, Hempstead Town Hall, 1 Washington Street, Hempstead

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Receiver of Taxes

2018-08-31

General Tax Levy Closes

Last day to pay 2018 General Taxes at Receiver of Taxes Office.

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Helpline

(516) 489 - 6000

Monday - Friday

9:00 AM - 4:45 PM

After hours, please contact the Department of Public Saftey at (516) 538 - 1900

The Helpline is a service designed for residents seeking information and assistance from town government. The Helpline will quickly and accurately provide answers to the many questions residents may have regarding the wide range of municipal services available to them.

Town of Hempstead Helpline